The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has stated 30 out of 65 non-public airplanes verified in Nigeria owe duties to the Nigerian authorities.
Public Relations Officer of NCS, Joseph Attah, made this identified to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Attah stated a number of the airplanes got here into the nation by Temporary Importation Agreement which permits them to return in with out fee as a result of they have been secured by bond.
But in keeping with him, lots of the high-profile homeowners of the plane fail to pay after the expiration of the settlement.
Therefore, the NCS has given non-public homeowners a further two-week extension to pay their duties.
The extension interval began on Monday, July 26 and can finish on Friday, August 6, 2021.
Attah stated the want of the NCS is to not embarrass the high-profile people who personal the non-public jets however that it’s crucial to spice up income contemplating the dwindling financial state of affairs within the nation.
“With this, you can now tie proper ownership to every aircraft or private jet that flies in and out of the country.
“The owners of private jets are highly placed Nigerians who should be respected and approached in a manner that provides convenience. That is what these extensions stand for,” he stated.